News & Events | 2000 News Archive

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November 2000
Centre College students plan event in support of homeless (Nov. 30, 2000)
International magazine features article on Centre debate (Nov. 30, 2000)
Smokey Robinson Coming to the Norton Center at Centre College (Nov. 30, 2000)
Salsman Makes All-Conference and All-Region in Cross Country (Nov. 28, 2000)
Centre professor receives music award (Nov. 21, 2000)
Centre College Student Wins Award at Conference (Nov. 21, 2000)
Louisville Bach Society Brings Handel's Messiah to Norton Center (Nov.21, 2000)
Poland Completes Ironman Triathlon (Nov. 21, 2000)
Centre Places Eight on All-SCAC Football Team (Nov. 21, 2000)
Media Advisory: College Earns Headlines in National Media (Nov. 14, 2000)
Japanese Artist to Lecture at College (Nov. 14, 2000)
Centre Teacher and Artist is Kentucky Professor of the Year (Nov. 14, 2000)
Centre Places Four on Women's All-Conference Soccer Team (Nov. 13, 2000)
Centre College Rates High in New Survey of Education (Nov. 13, 2000)
Centre College Drama Students Prepare for Upcoming Production with Cross-Country Internet Dialogue (Nov. 8, 2000)
Dating Strategies have Economic Implication (Nov. 8, 2000)
Art by Centre professor included in current exhibitions (Nov. 6, 2000)
Berlin Chamber Orchestra to appear at Norton Center (Nov. 6, 2000)
Roush appointed to NCAA Presidents Council (Nov. 6, 2000)
Centre's Thompson Selected to Play in All-Star Game (Nov. 3, 2000)
Centre College invites high school seniors to Open House (Nov. 1, 2000)
Centre Challenge: Predict the election (Nov. 1, 2000)
College invites high school seniors to Admission Open House (Nov. 1, 2000)
Students sponsor second round of mock balloting (Nov. 1, 2000)
Centre Places Five on All-Conference Cross Country Team (Nov. 1, 2000)


October 2000
Centre Field Hockey Team Breaks School Record (Oct. 25, 2000)
Centre Quarterback Named Player of the Week in SCAC (Oct. 24, 2000)
Andrea Zawacki is Centre College Homecoming Queen (Oct. 23, 2000)
Centre College announces Athletic Hall of Fame Awards (Oct. 23, 2000)
Centre College announces Alumni Achievement Awards (Oct. 23, 2000)
Centre College trustees hold fall meeting on campus (Oct. 23, 2000)
Laura Picken named Conference Player of the Week (Oct. 19, 2000)
Centre College to celebrate Family Weekend Oct. 27-28 (Oct. 19, 2000)
Baird Receives Lifetime Achievement Award (Oct. 18, 2000)
Casey Barwell honored at Centre College (Oct. 13, 2000)
Willie Nelson Concert to Headline Centre Homecoming (Oct. 11, 2000)
Centre Faculty Featured in Current Show (Oct. 11, 2000)
Willie Nelson to Appear in Concert at Centre College (Oct. 11, 2000)
Flynn Is Conference Player of the Week (Oct. 10, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Fifty Students Get Tickets to Debate (Oct. 4, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Ask-a-Mac (Oct. 3, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Kentucky Student Wins Viewing of a Lifetime (Oct. 3, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Lessons in American History (Oct. 3, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Unconventional Education -- "Teach-Ins" offer different approach to learning (Oct. 3, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Dead Fred - Centre's Most Loyal Alumnus (Oct. 2, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Norton Center Tours Give Inside Look at the Vice Presidential Debate Hall (Oct. 1, 2000)
Debate media advisory: Celebrate America (Oct. 1, 2000)


September 2000
Arthur Schlesinger to Lecture at Centre College (Sept. 20, 2000)
Centre College opens year with strong enrollment (Sept. 20, 2000)
Centre College sets groundbreaking for Habitat house (Sept. 18, 2000)
Centre Wins Golf Tourney (Sept. 20, 2000)
Floyd Named Conference Player of the Week in Women's Soccer (Sept. 14, 2000)
CNN films on campus for "Inside Politics" (Sept. 12, 2000)
Centre Starts School Year with Six New Professors (Sept. 11, 2000)
Centre Freshmen Assist Cleanup Project (Sept. 9, 2000)
U.S. News Lists Centre College among Nation's Top 50 (Sept. 1, 2000)


August 2000
Centre appoints chief financial officer (Aug. 28, 2000)
Centre graduate named Kentucky Woman of the Year (Aug. 28, 2000)
Sports teams begin fall practice (Aug. 28, 2000)
College launches Web site on the Vice Presidency (Aug. 22, 2000)
Centre College gets fourth Fulbright this year (Aug. 14, 2000)
Centre professor and students return from study in Cuba (Aug. 14, 2000)
Norton Center names staff member (Aug. 14, 2000)


July 2000
Recent grads chosen for international teaching posts (July 27, 2000)
Centre professor participates in Global Partners program (July 27, 2000)
College develops Web site on the U.S. Vice Presidency (July 25, 2000)
DiMartino chosen for prestigious guest teaching role (July 25, 2000)
College announces coaching appointments (July 25, 2000)
Centre College adds a third Fulbright Scholar (July 20, 2000)
College announces student affairs appointments (July 20, 2000)
Wendie Austin Named Centre Softball Coach (July 8, 2000)
Centre College graduates are commissioned as military officers (July 6, 2000)
Centre launches technology initiative (July 6, 2000)
Two Centre professors chosen for project (July 6, 2000)
New trustees tapped for Centre College board (July 7, 2000)


June 2000
College begins summer renovation, repair projects (June 30, 2000)
College appoints assistant registrar (June 30, 2000)
Centre web poll named "Hot Site" by PoliticsOnline (June 28, 2000)
Governor's Scholars Program begins at Centre College (June 22, 2000)
Tom Bryant chosen for Miami University hall of fame (June 22, 2000)
College sponsors on-line political poll (June 20, 2000)
Centre honors five veteran professors (June 19, 2000)
Centre announces recipients of top merit scholarships (June 8, 2000)
Centre professor honored for archaeological work (June 8, 2000)
College mourns beloved professor (June 8, 2000)


May 2000
College taps new members of Phi Beta Kappa (May 30, 2000)
Rice and Goodman win valedictorian prizes, Murden-McClure addresses seniors(May 28, 2000)
Lee and Mills honored as Volunteers of the Month (May 25, 2000)
Jason Atwell chooses Centre College (May 24, 2000)
Hall, Bibb capture top honors in Praying Colonels Invitational (May 23, 2000)
Centre's Josh Moore Named Second Team GTE Academic All-American (May 11, 2000)
Centre College sets May 28 commencement (May 25, 2000)
Centre College honors seven employees (May 25, 2000)
College Habitat chapter receives grant to build house in Danville (May 24, 2000)
College to collaborate with schools on educational programs (May 24, 2000)
Softball players earn honors (May 18, 2000)
Centre College announces academic prizes and awards (May 11, 2000)
Centre seniors honored as John C. Young Scholars (May 11, 2000)
Centre College honors three professors (May 10, 2000)
Centre track athletes set school records (May 10, 2000)
Centre College gets two Fulbright Scholars (May 5, 2000)
Centre "garbology" project documents value of recycling (May 5, 2000)
Centre drama students offer Sondheim musical for spring production (May 5, 2000)
Two Centre seniors to keynote Honors Convocation (May 3, 2000)
Centre to host admission open house (May 3, 2000)
Centre College announces faculty promotions (May 3, 2000)


April 2000
Glass artist Lipofsky to lecture, demonstrate at college (April 26, 2000)
Centre College junior wins Goldwater Scholarship (April 26, 2000)
New outdoor sculpture arrives on campus (April 26, 2000)
Centre students plan "pantry sweep" for charity (April 26, 2000)
Bauer to retire from Centre College (April 25, 2000)
Sarah Green named to All-Region team (April 24, 2000)
Anderson writes top-selling study guide (April 21, 2000)
Tori Murden-McClure to keynote Centre baccalaureate (April 20, 2000)
Centre opens annual student art show (April 20, 2000)
Trustees appoint new professor, review endowment (April 14, 2000)
Student teachers currently at work in local schools (April 7, 2000)
Scholar to speak on environmental responsibility at Centre College (April 10, 2000)
Centre College hosts speaker on "Zen and Creativity" (April 10, 2000)
Kentucky Federation of College Republicans to meet on campus (April 10, 2000)
Centre students honored for volunteer work (April 6, 2000)
Centre students host Gender Equality Week (April 6, 2000)
Centre College announces staff promotions (April 6, 2000)
Centre recital to feature award-winning composition (April 6, 2000)


March 2000
Centre's Arauz named to Academic All-District team (March 30, 2000)
Centre infielder is conference Player of the Week (March 30, 2000)
Wyatt directs Vietnam travel-study program (March 30, 2000)
Centre College launches exchange program with university in Japan (March 29, 2000)
Centre College dedicates music recital hall (March 29, 2000)
Inman wins top ROTC honors (March 29, 2000)
Gift endows lecture series; Schlesinger to be first speaker (March 27, 2000)
Centre College begins preparations for new outdoor sculpture (March 23, 2000)
Judge Pierce Lively honored for intellectual achievement (March 23, 2000)
New sorority sets weekend installation ceremony (March 23, 2000)
Admission Office sets March 25 as admitted student day (March 23, 2000)
Telephone area code to change April 1 (March 22, 2000)
Centre Panhellenic Council wins highest award for excellence (March 22, 2000)
Centre College students plan "Build Your Own PC" demonstration (March 21, 2000)
Bitensky honored as Composer of the Year (March 16, 2000)
Centre College faculty share life stories (March 16, 2000)
Centre students host program on sweatshop manufacturing (March 16, 2000)
Centre College Sports Day attracts 103 girls (March 16, 2000)
College establishes host committee for debate (March 14, 2000)
Middle-East expert to speak at Centre College (March 13, 2000)
Scholarship established for Menifee County students (March 13, 2000)
Centre College softball players win conference honors (March 9, 2000)
Boston Pops Return to Newlin Hall (March 9, 2000)
Centre College newspaper wins state awards (March 9, 2000)
Science lecture series to consider evolution, images of science, new frontiers (March 9, 2000)
Centre students complete European travel-study program (March 9, 2000)
Centre program to focus on preventing hate crimes (March 9, 2000)
Susan Johnston promoted in Centre admissions office (March 9, 2000)
Beaux Arts Trio returns to Centre College (March 6, 2000)
Centre students tour Greece to study art, architecture and history (March 2, 2000)
Parsons honored at Centre College (March 2, 2000)
Scholar to speak at Centre College about Biblical history (March 2, 2000)
Centre College's Jennifer Ruff wins Coach of the Year honors (March 1, 2000)
Centre swimmers break records at conference meet (March 1, 2000)
Centre College invites high school students to open house (March 1, 2000)
Best-selling author to speak at Centre College (March 1, 2000)


February 2000
Centre senior spends term with dinosaur bones (Feb. 24, 2000)
Students pursue research on San Salvador Island (Feb. 24, 2000)
Centre graduate wins Marshall award (Feb. 23, 2000)
Centre College to host exhibition of contemporary art (Feb. 23, 2000)
Colleges collaborate for concerts (Feb. 21, 2000)
The Waverly Consort comes to Centre College (Feb. 18, 2000)
Centre College invites local girls to Sports Day (Feb. 17, 2000)
Centre College opens classes for "Community Students" program (Feb. 17, 2000)
Author to discuss eating disorders (Feb. 17, 2000)
Norton Center hosts The Barber of Seville (Feb. 17. 2000)
Senator Howard Baker Visits Central Kentucky (Feb. 15, 2000)
Zephyr brings chamber music to Norton Center (Feb. 14, 2000)
Centre to offer archaeological study tour of the American Southwest (Feb. 10, 2000)
Winter term internships span the globe (Feb. 10, 2000)
Janie Page receives scholarship for study abroad (Feb. 10, 2000)
Stephen Powell chosen as co-curator of major glass show (Feb. 10, 2000)
The music of Andrew Lloyd Webber comes to Newlin Hall (Feb. 3, 2000)
Centre College honors Gordon Dabney (Feb. 1, 2000)
Centre artist included in Louisville show (Feb. 1, 2000)


January 2000
Centre College Trustees hold winter meeting in Louisville (Jan. 28, 2000)
Centre hosts "modern-day" Indiana Jones (Jan. 27, 2000)
Centre College hosts exhibition of glass art (Jan. 27, 2000)
Swimming and diving athletes get wins, records (Jan. 27, 2000)
Centre launches Black History Month with William Parker (Jan. 26, 2000)
Norton Center presents Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet (Jan. 20, 2000)
Annie Comes to Centre College (Jan. 21, 2000)
Centre art show features student work (Jan. 20, 2000)
Centre students complete internships in diplomacy, politics, art (Jan. 20, 2000)
Tammy Deiter honored at Centre College (Jan. 20, 2000)
Centre's Green named SCAC Player of the Week (Jan. 17, 2000)
Danville proclaims Kitty Baird Day in honor of retiring Centre coach (Jan. 10, 2000)
Drake promoted at Centre College (Jan. 10, 2000)
Two Centre Field Hockey Players Receive Academic Awards (Jan. 8, 2000)
U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky to keynote Centre College Founders Day (Jan. 7, 2000)
Centre College to host poet Sonia Sanchez for King Day celebration (Jan. 7, 2000)
Centre College to host election debate (Jan. 6, 2000)
Centre's McLain Named SCAC Player of the Week (Jan. 6, 2000)
Centre announces post-season football honors (Jan. 1, 2000)